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How to Take a Screenshot on an Apple TV


When you are anxious to inform your friends about excellent games, discuss fun apps, or request support for troubleshooting, you may want to share what is happening on your Apple TV by taking a screenshot of what is on the screen. The procedure of taking screenshots was difficult prior to the release of tvOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, and it needed the use of the Xcode developer utility. The procedure of capturing the screen of your Apple TV using your Mac has been less complicated since the release of tvOS and High Sierra. Now, here’s how to go about doing that:

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How to Take a Screenshot on an Apple TV

Using Mac:

It is possible to take a screenshot of an image on your Apple TV using a Mac so long as your Mac is running macOS High Sierra or a later version and your Apple TV is running tvOS 11 or a later version. It is necessary for the Mac as well as the Apple TV to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. You are ready to snap a screenshot if they are identical to one another.

The following is a guide on how to snap a screenshot:

1. On the Mac, start up the QuickTime Player application. It can be found in the folder labelled “Applications.”

2. You can view live video captured by the Mac’s camera by going to the File menu at the top of the QuickTime Player screen and selecting New Movie Recording. This will cause a window to appear on the Mac displaying the live  footage.

How to Take a Screenshot on an Apple TV